When the respective database is not registered with ArcGIS for Server, data are not copied to the server when publishing a service with a service definition using the 'No available connection' option.
Last Published: August 24, 2015ArcGIS for Server
Bug ID Number
July 8, 2015
July 28, 2020
ArcGIS for Server
Operating System Version
2008 R2 64 Bit
This issue was not reproducible when tested by the development team. Issues may be given this status when they cannot be reproduced or are no longer relevant in a development version of the software, but a specific fix was not installed to address the issue. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
When creating the service definition with no connection, check the box to copy data to the server